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Traffic Management News August 03, 2015
According to the Wall Street Journal, Germany’s biggest auto makers have clinched a deal to buy Nokia Corp.’s digital mapping business, beating out rival bidders for some of the vital technology for self-driving cars in a $3.1 billion acquisition. BMW AG, Daimler AG and Audi AG are confirmed as the... more
News August 03, 2015
Poorly TIMED.   That is what many could say about Louisiana’s Transportation Infrastructure Model for Economic Development, or TIMED, now in it’s 26th year of existence. The program was set up in 1989 with the aim to complete 16 road and bridge projects. To date, two are still in the works, and... more
Funding News August 03, 2015
President Obama signed a three-month stopgap bill to keep federal highway funding from coming to a screeching halt but scolded lawmakers for failing to agree on a long-term funding measure.   The $8.1 billion measure approved by the Senate will extend infrastructure spending until Oct. 29. The... more
Bridges News August 03, 2015
Today is the deadline to submit a nomination form for Roads & Bridges Top 10 Bridges. Fill out a form today!
Safety News August 03, 2015
Every officer in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority” (SEPTA) Transit Police Department will soon be equipped with a body camera. The agency intends to spend some $300,000 on the cameras in order to equip more than 270 officers by the end of this calendar year.   “Cameras will make good... more
Bridges News July 31, 2015
As little as $1 million, which would double the federal government’s present funding for railroad bridge inspectors could go a long way toward preventing “catastrophic” derailments, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D.-Scranton) said this week.   The Federal Railroad Administration employs six bridge inspectors... more
Smart & Resilient Cities News July 31, 2015
Uber Technologies Inc. has announced its intent to invest $1 billion in India with the goal of expanding into more cities. The company means to hit 1 million trips per day in the next six to nine months.   The money, according to Uber, will go toward developing new products and payment solutions,... more
Bridges Case Studies July 31, 2015

Weekend job on bridge construction alleviates traffic congestion.

Ontario’s Highway 407 East project, designed to help relieve traffic congestion at the eastern edge of the greater Toronto area, began construction in 2015. The two-phase, multiyear project is expected to be complete by 2020. In Phase 1, which is scheduled for completion by the end of this calendar... more
Funding News July 30, 2015
The U.S. Senate passed its long-term highway bill today with a 65-34 decision. The six-year bill funds federal highway and infrastructure projects.    Democrats were split on the measure, with most of the caucus’s leadership voting against the bill negotiated by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-... more
Crack Sealing Case Studies July 30, 2015

Two operators rout the existing cracks prior to sealing.

Late winters in 2013 and 2014 has Morrison County in central Minnesota, keeping up with maintenance of their 728 miles of roads. “Our goal is to preserve and extend the life of the roadways,” explains John Schelonka, maintenance superintendent for the county. He says they work towards a 20-year... more
Funding News July 30, 2015
The House of Representatives easily passed a three-month extension of the federal surface transportation programs that would keep funds flowing to the states through October 29.    The measure would generate $8 billion in new Highway Trust Fund (HTF) revenues to prevent the U.S. Department of... more
Safety News July 30, 2015
In an announcement made this week, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx granted more than $7.1 million from the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration program to fund nine projects in Florida, Kansas, Montana, New Hampshire, Rhode Island... more
Paving Products July 29, 2015
The Magma in three sizes -150, 230, 410-gal - with operator features for efficient crack sealing. AutoStart informs of ready-to-seal status with three green lights. Digital flow control provides smooth, even material flow. New “no drip” ergonomic sealant wand eliminates drips between crack sealing... more
Bridges Products July 29, 2015
The City of Temecula can be found in the heart of Southern California wine country. In 2010, the city built a new City Hall and commercial area, which was separated from the rest of Old Town Temecula. In order to reconnect the two sides of the city, a clear span 152 ft x 47 ft U.S. Bridge Cambridge... more
Bridges Products July 29, 2015
The Island in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., is a popular tourist hub located just five miles north of the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. Federal and State regulations required that the bridge entrance over the Little Pigeon River to The Island had to be a clear span and not disrupt the waterway. The... more
Funding News July 29, 2015
The U.S. House of Representatives will vote today on a three-month highway-spending bill, paving the way for Congress to enjoy a six-week recess without a lapse in federal transportation funding. Senate leaders have indicated their intent to approve the three-month extension before the end of this... more
Safety Products July 29, 2015
Trinity Highway’s QuadGuard M10 is the first MASH compliant crash cushion on the market.  Consisting of an engineered steel nose and energy-absorbing crushable cartridges surrounded by a framework of steel Quad-Beam panels, the system is MASH Test Level 2 and Test Level 3 compliant as a re-... more
Ice Control Products July 29, 2015
ClearLane enhanced deicer helps fight icy winter roadways faster and more effectively. Providing better performance at lower temperatures, ClearLane enhanced deicer offers greater residual, less scatter, reduced clumping and a PNS-corrosion inhibitor in a non-leaching formula. The U.S. EPA... more
Concrete High Performance Products July 29, 2015
For concrete repair or restoration projects requiring fast strength gain, high durability and low shrinkage, use Rapid Set Concrete Mix. Concrete Mix is a high-performance blend of Rapid Set hydraulic cement and quality aggregates.  Concrete Mix is ideal for repair and construction of pavements,... more
Products July 29, 2015
Gregory’s TTMA-100 is a superior alternative to bulky truck-mounted attenuators. Patented tube-bursting technology uses the trailer frame as the energy absorber, eliminating the need for separate energy-absorbing material. This simplifies the design and reduces costs. The end result is an... more
Traffic Management News August 03, 2015
According to the Wall Street Journal, Germany’s biggest auto makers have clinched a deal to buy Nokia Corp.’s digital mapping business, beating out rival bidders for some of the vital technology for self-driving cars in a $3.1 billion acquisition. BMW AG, Daimler AG and Audi AG are confirmed as the...
News August 03, 2015
Poorly TIMED.   That is what many could say about Louisiana’s Transportation Infrastructure Model for Economic Development, or TIMED, now in it’s 26th year of existence. The program was set up in 1989 with the aim to complete 16 road and bridge projects. To date, two are still in the works, and...
Bridges News August 03, 2015
Today is the deadline to submit a nomination form for Roads & Bridges Top 10 Bridges. Fill out a form today!
Funding News August 03, 2015
President Obama signed a three-month stopgap bill to keep federal highway funding from coming to a screeching halt but scolded lawmakers for failing to agree on a long-term funding measure.   The $8.1 billion measure approved by the Senate will extend infrastructure spending until Oct. 29. The...
Safety News August 03, 2015
Every officer in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority” (SEPTA) Transit Police Department will soon be equipped with a body camera. The agency intends to spend some $300,000 on the cameras in order to equip more than 270 officers by the end of this calendar year.   “Cameras will make good...
Bridges News July 31, 2015
As little as $1 million, which would double the federal government’s present funding for railroad bridge inspectors could go a long way toward preventing “catastrophic” derailments, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D.-Scranton) said this week.   The Federal Railroad Administration employs six bridge inspectors...
Smart & Resilient Cities News July 31, 2015
Uber Technologies Inc. has announced its intent to invest $1 billion in India with the goal of expanding into more cities. The company means to hit 1 million trips per day in the next six to nine months.   The money, according to Uber, will go toward developing new products and payment solutions,...
Bridges Case Studies July 31, 2015

Weekend job on bridge construction alleviates traffic congestion.

Ontario’s Highway 407 East project, designed to help relieve traffic congestion at the eastern edge of the greater Toronto area, began construction in 2015. The two-phase, multiyear project is expected to be complete by 2020. In Phase 1, which is scheduled for completion by the end of this calendar...
Funding News July 30, 2015
The U.S. Senate passed its long-term highway bill today with a 65-34 decision. The six-year bill funds federal highway and infrastructure projects.    Democrats were split on the measure, with most of the caucus’s leadership voting against the bill negotiated by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-...
Crack Sealing Case Studies July 30, 2015

Two operators rout the existing cracks prior to sealing.

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Crack sealing with the Cimline Magma 230.

Late winters in 2013 and 2014 has Morrison County in central Minnesota, keeping up with maintenance of their 728 miles of roads. “Our goal is to preserve and extend the life of the roadways,” explains John Schelonka, maintenance superintendent for the county. He says they work towards a 20-year...
Funding News July 30, 2015
The House of Representatives easily passed a three-month extension of the federal surface transportation programs that would keep funds flowing to the states through October 29.    The measure would generate $8 billion in new Highway Trust Fund (HTF) revenues to prevent the U.S. Department of...
Safety News July 30, 2015
In an announcement made this week, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx granted more than $7.1 million from the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration program to fund nine projects in Florida, Kansas, Montana, New Hampshire, Rhode Island...
Paving Products July 29, 2015
The Magma in three sizes -150, 230, 410-gal - with operator features for efficient crack sealing. AutoStart informs of ready-to-seal status with three green lights. Digital flow control provides smooth, even material flow. New “no drip” ergonomic sealant wand eliminates drips between crack sealing...
Bridges Products July 29, 2015
The City of Temecula can be found in the heart of Southern California wine country. In 2010, the city built a new City Hall and commercial area, which was separated from the rest of Old Town Temecula. In order to reconnect the two sides of the city, a clear span 152 ft x 47 ft U.S. Bridge Cambridge...
Bridges Products July 29, 2015
The Island in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., is a popular tourist hub located just five miles north of the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. Federal and State regulations required that the bridge entrance over the Little Pigeon River to The Island had to be a clear span and not disrupt the waterway. The...
Funding News July 29, 2015
The U.S. House of Representatives will vote today on a three-month highway-spending bill, paving the way for Congress to enjoy a six-week recess without a lapse in federal transportation funding. Senate leaders have indicated their intent to approve the three-month extension before the end of this...
Safety Products July 29, 2015
Trinity Highway’s QuadGuard M10 is the first MASH compliant crash cushion on the market.  Consisting of an engineered steel nose and energy-absorbing crushable cartridges surrounded by a framework of steel Quad-Beam panels, the system is MASH Test Level 2 and Test Level 3 compliant as a re-...
Products July 29, 2015
Gregory’s TTMA-100 is a superior alternative to bulky truck-mounted attenuators. Patented tube-bursting technology uses the trailer frame as the energy absorber, eliminating the need for separate energy-absorbing material. This simplifies the design and reduces costs. The end result is an...
Concrete High Performance Products July 29, 2015
For concrete repair or restoration projects requiring fast strength gain, high durability and low shrinkage, use Rapid Set Concrete Mix. Concrete Mix is a high-performance blend of Rapid Set hydraulic cement and quality aggregates.  Concrete Mix is ideal for repair and construction of pavements,...
Ice Control Products July 29, 2015
ClearLane enhanced deicer helps fight icy winter roadways faster and more effectively. Providing better performance at lower temperatures, ClearLane enhanced deicer offers greater residual, less scatter, reduced clumping and a PNS-corrosion inhibitor in a non-leaching formula. The U.S. EPA...
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